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Continental Market Returns to Cookstown

For the first time in two years, Cookstown will go continental with the return of the Cookstown Continental Market, where the food and flavours, sights and sounds of Europe and beyond will return to the town centre for two days on Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May.
Organised by Mid Ulster District Council, in partnership with Cookstown Town Centre Forum, the continental market is part of Market Place Europe’s spring tour, and will feature over 40 traders.
As well as mouth-watering dishes, from Mexican burritos to authentic Italian pizza, visitors to the market over the two day event will also be kept entertained with a variety of street entertainment and live music, including local band Juice and the Swingtime Starlets.
Chair of the Council, Councillor Dominic Molloy welcomes the return of the market. He said:

We kick off our summer programme of events in Mid Ulster with the return of fantastic Cookstown Continental Market. Taking place a little earlier than usual in May, the market is always a firm favourite, attracting huge crowds to Cookstown for the weekend. Returning for the first time in two years, I look forward to seeing what the market has to offer and encourage our residents to come along, sample the many culinary delights and enjoy the free entertainment on offer.

The continental market takes place along William Street in Cookstown town centre from Saturday 11th May (10am - 8pm) and Sunday 12th May (11am - 5pm).

To facilitate the expected increased visitor numbers in a safe environment, a road closure will be in place along William Street from 6.30pm on Friday 10th May through to approximately 10pm on Sunday 12th May. The road closure will be in place from the Orritor Street/Coagh Street junction to the Burn Road/James Street junction.
To find out more, visit the webpage or contact Economic Development, on 03000 132 132 or email